List Your Duplin County Taxes
LIST YOUR DUPLIN COUNTY TAXES BY MAIL
JANUARY 2 THRU JANUARY 31, 2020
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
All property subject to ad valorem taxes shall be listed as of January 1, unless otherwise provided for in the
General Statutes of North Carolina. Listing shall begin on January 2, and continue through January 31,
2020. Personal property such as unlicensed vehicles, campers, mobile homes, boats & motors, jet skis,
airplanes, all farm equipment and machinery, rental household personal property and business personal
machinery and equipment must be listed EVERY YEAR. If you receive a listing form it should be completed
and returned to the County Assessor’s Office, PO Box 968, Kenansville, NC 28349 by January 31, 2020.
IMPROVEMENTS OR OTHER CHANGES TO REAL PROPERTY
MUST BE REPORTED BY JANUARY 31ST
Duplin County has the permanent listing of REAL PROPERTY; therefore, real estate can be brought
forward; however, improvements (such as additions, new construction, decks, outbuildings, remodeling etc)
or other changes made to your real property MUST BE LISTED. You may be penalized for failure to report
PROPERTY TAX RELIEF FOR
ELDERLY AND PERMANENTLY DISABLED PERSONS
North Carolina General Statute 105-277.1 excludes from property taxes the greater of twenty five thousand
dollars ($25,000.00) or fifty percent (50%) of the appraised value of a permanent residence owned and
occupied by a qualifying owner. A North Carolina resident age 65 or older (whose income does not exceed
$31,000.00) or totally and permanently disabled (whose income does not exceed $31,000.00) is eligible to
apply. The exclusion covers real property occupied by the owner as his or her permanent residence or mobile
home used by the owner in connection with his or her permanent residence. Disposable income includes all
moneys received other than gifts or inheritances received from a spouse, lineal ancestors, or lineal
descendants. Both incomes (husband and wife) must be reported. Application must be received in the Tax
Office by June 01, 2020.
FILE FOR THIS EXEMPTION DURING LISTING PERIOD
LISTING BY MAIL IS ENCOURAGED
LIST EARLY TO AVOID LONG LINES AND/OR LATE POSTMARK.
IF YOU LIST IN PERSON, BRING YOUR FORM WITH YOU.
LISTINGS RETURNED BY MAIL MUST BE POSTMARKED BY THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE NO
LATER THAN JANUARY 31, 2020 TO AVOID THE LATE LISTING PENALTY.
Anyone having questions concerning the forms or need help with listing should contact the County
Assessor’s Office, 117 Beasley Street, Kenansville, NC, between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM,
Monday through Friday from January 2 ~ January 31, 2020. Telephone number (910) 296-2110.
Tax Office will be Closed Wednesday, January 1, 2020 and Monday, January 20, 2020.
Applications for present use (land use) valuation must be filed with the office of county assessor during
the regular listing period (by January 31, 2020). Applications are available in the county assessor’s office.
GARY M. ROSE TAX ADMINISTRATOR DUPLIN COUNTY